Kinderhook Industries Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Kinderhook Industries has acquired 16 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Kinderhook Industries’ most common sectors for investment areautomotive (22%) and environmental (18%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and secondary buyout (20%). In total, Kinderhook Industries has invested in 26 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired IDQ Operating for $305M.

In the last 3 years, Kinderhook Industries has exited 14 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (76%). Kinderhook Industries’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2020 when it sold Stratus Video for $475M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity92
    • M&A Buy Activity55
    • M&A Sell Activity37
  • Total Sectors Invested 22
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 39
  • M&A Advisors 8

Kinderhook Industries

505 Fifth Avenue, 25th Floor,
New York, New York 10017
United States
(212) 201-6780
www.kinderhook.com

Kinderhook Industries targets control investments in companies valued between $25 to $250 million. Prospective transaction situations include acquiring non-core divisions of public companies, existing small capitalization companies lacking institutional support, management buyouts of entrepreneurial-owned businesses, and troubled companies. Sectors of interest include consumer products and services, media, packaging, industrial products, communications, and business services. Kinderhook Industries was formed in 2003 and is based in New York, New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Environmental, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Manufacturing, Media, Packaging, Restaurants, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 25 250
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (4.6/yr) # 32 5 4 3 7 4 55
vol $305M $305M
Sell (3.2/yr) # 21 2 3 4 7 - 37
vol $991M $37M $803M $43M $1.9B
  92

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Physician Partners LLC 2022-02-01 - Growth Capital
Tampa, Florida · www.phypartners.com
Mersino 2022-01-07 - Recapitalization
Davison, Michigan · www.mersino.com
Rental Equipment Investment Corp. 2022-01-06 - Secondary Buyout
Kalispell, Montana · www.reicorporation.com
Medical Card System, Inc. 2022-01-04 - Secondary Buyout
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico · www.mcs.com.pr
Racing Winning Brands, Inc. 2021-11-23 - Secondary Buyout
Mentor, Ohio · www.racewinningbrands.com
Coleman Powersports 2021-10-13 - Recapitalization
Tempe, Arizona · www.colemanpowersportsusa.com
ProCare Automotive LLC 2021-09-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.procarecollision.com
Caerus Marketing Group LLC 2021-09-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.studykik.com
ACV Enviro Corp. 2021-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Rahway, New Jersey · www.acvenviro.com
Prairie Dog Pet Products 2021-08-17 - Merger
Grand Prairie, Texas · www.prairiedogpetproducts.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
All States Ag Parts 2018-05-21 Arrow Acquisition LLC 2022-10-12 10
De Soto, Iowa · www.tractorpartsasap.com Lenexa, Kansas · www.arrowmhp.com
Primal Pet Group 2021-08-17 Prairie Dog Pet Products 2021-08-17 2
Fairfield, California · www.primalpetfoods.com Grand Prairie, Texas · www.prairiedogpetproducts.com
Circon Environmental 2017-12-21 Chemtron Corp. 2021-07-08 6
La Porte, Texas · www.circonenviro.com Avon, Ohio · www.chemtron-corp.com
Capital Waste Services 2019-08-20 Santek Waste Services, Inc. - Certain Assets 2021-05-06 7
Columbia, South Carolina · www.capwasteservices.com Cleveland, Tennessee
Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. 2012-01-01 Consolidated Asset Recovery Systems, Inc. 2019-04-03 7
Nashville, Tennessee · www.primeritus.com Austin, Texas · www.ez-recovery.com
Gold Medal Environmental 2018-01-30 Apple Valley Waste, Inc. 2018-12-03 4
Deptford, New Jersey · www.goldmedal.net Kearneysville, West Virginia · www.applevalleywaste.com
Circon Environmental 2017-12-21 STC Holdings, Inc. 2017-12-21 5
La Porte, Texas · www.circonenviro.com Sumter, South Carolina · www.sumtertransport.com
CSDVRS LLC 2015-02-09 Purple Communications, Inc. 2017-02-15 1
Clearwater, Florida · www.zvrs.com Rocklin, California · www.purple.us
Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. 2012-01-01 Roquemore & Roquemore, Inc. 2016-01-21 6
Nashville, Tennessee · www.primeritus.com Garland, Texas · www.roquemore.com
Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. 2012-01-01 Renovo Services LLC 2012-10-17 5
Nashville, Tennessee · www.primeritus.com Grand Rapid, Michigan

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Automotive 7 (26%) - 12 (21%) 305M (100%)
Environmental 5 (19%) - 10 (18%) -
Consumer Products 1 (4%) - 4 (7%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (7%) - 4 (7%) -
Insurance 3 (11%) - 4 (7%) -
Business Services 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (4%) -
Restaurants - - 2 (4%) -
Retail 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Software - - 2 (4%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (2%) -
Communications 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Construction 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Information Technology 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Life Science - - 1 (2%) -
Machinery - - 1 (2%) -
Plastics - - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (2%) -
Transportation - - 1 (2%) -
Total 27 - 56 $305M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 26 (96%) - 54 (96%) 305M (100%)
  Texas 3 (11%) - 7 (13%) 305M (100%)
  Michigan 2 (7%) - 6 (11%) -
  California 1 (4%) - 4 (7%) -
  Arizona 1 (4%) - 4 (7%) -
  Florida 3 (11%) - 3 (5%) -
  Tennessee 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
  North Carolina 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
  Alabama 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
  South Carolina 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
  New Jersey 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
  Minnesota 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
  Louisiana 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (4%) -
  Colorado 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Montana 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Missouri 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Maryland 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Iowa 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Illinois 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Washington - - 1 (2%) -
  Utah - - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (2%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (2%) -
Puerto Rico 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Belgium - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 26 (96%) - 54 (96%) 305M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Total 27 - 56 $305M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (26%) - 24 (43%) -
Secondary Buyout 8 (30%) - 11 (20%) 305M (100%)
Growth Capital 2 (7%) - 7 (13%) -
Recapitalization 7 (26%) - 7 (13%) -
Divestiture 2 (7%) - 5 (9%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (2%) -
Total 27 - 56 $305M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 16 (43%) 102M (5%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 12 (32%) 1.6B (85%)
Secondary Sale 4 (11%) 181M (10%)
Merger 3 (8%) -
Divestiture 2 (5%) -
Total 37 $1.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Truist Securities
1
Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.
1
Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
30
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
3
Hogan Lovells
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $305M
TOTAL $305M
Largest IDQ Operating, Inc.
$305M (2013-01-07)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $1.7B
< $100M 3 $140M
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest Stratus Video LLC
$475M (2020-01-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
21%
12 (21%)
Strategic(s)
7%
4 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
14%
5 (14%)
Strategic(s)
86%
32 (86%)

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